- Published: Wednesday, 24 April 2019 09:45
Your heart pounds as you sit crouched in a few short scrub oak trees. You break the still morning silence again with another repetition of your turkey call. Very slowly, you raise your shotgun and take aim at the magnificent strutting tom turkey making its way steadily toward where you are sitting.
Several big wildlife conservation and habitat projects have been funded after almost $3 million was designated toward the projects during the annual conservation permit project funding meeting on April 3.
If you like fishing for large fish, this is your year. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) will be stocking fewer fish in some Utah waterbodies this year, but the fish will be larger.
Anglers across Utah and the country have embraced a program created by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Trout Unlimited to educate people about the value of native fish and encourage them to explore new waters across the state, while also supporting cutthroat trout conservation efforts.
If you are getting excited to take your fishing boat out for the first time this season, these five Utah lakes and reservoirs are a good place to start.
While winters with heavy snow can be hard on deer and other big game animals, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists said that adult deer survival is currently at 92 percent statewide.
Several agencies are asking for the public's help in improving the health of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir fishery. The most beneficial step anglers can take is to keep the small lake trout they catch.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists have released their recommendations for the 2019 big game hunts and are asking for the public's feedback.
Utah has long had a state flag, a state emblem and even a state cooking pot. (It's the Dutch oven.) Now, with Wednesday's signing of HB144, Utah officially has a state reptile: the Gila monster.